January 2015

Pefaco Hotels present at the Spain Global Tourism Forum

On the 27th of January, 2015, took place the meeting Spain GTF, which aims to analyze the tourism industry at an international scale.

Many experts and key figures of the sector were presents, amongst which the President of the Government of Spain Mariano Rajoy, Taleb Rifai, the General Secretary of the World Tourism Organization.

A delegation of Pefaco Hotels, the hotel division of Grupo Pefaco, attended the forum all day long.

Information of Spain GTF On twitter: #SpainGTF

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Grupo Pefaco: 20 years with its employees · January Jackpot Salary

As part of the 20th anniversary of Grupo Pefaco in 2015, the Group wants to celebrate the occasion and share the event with its employees, customers and partners.

For this, global actions at all subsidiaries will be scheduled throughout the year 2015. Among its actions, the “Jackpot Salary“: a Group employee will be drawn on a monthly basis and will receive a double pay.

The winner of the 1st Jackpot Salary is Mr. SANOU Bakary, cashier at Lydia Ludic Burkina Faso since the 1st of April 2004. He initially worked in Ouagadougou before being assigned to Banfora. He is married and has two children.

Grupo Pefaco is present in Burkina Faso since 2002 through its subsidiary Lydia Ludic Burkina SA and employs more than 1000 people in 31 cities, under the supervision of General Director Pierre-Michel PONS.

Grupo Pefaco was created in 1995 by Messrs Francis PEREZ and Olivier CAURO, President and CEO. With its many years of experience and thanks to its team of over 3000 employees, Grupo Pefaco has the ambition to be among the leaders in its markets.

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Togo for the first time at the International Tourism Fair FITUR 2015

The Republic of Togo will participate for the first time in the International Tourism Fair FITUR in its 35th edition, from January 28th to February 1st, 2015 in Madrid, thanks to Pefaco Hotels’ sponsorship.

The Togolese Ministry of Tourism will welcome attendees in Hall 6 AFRICA / MIDDLE EAST at booth 6D11. The Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Togo and Pefaco Hotels will join the professionals present to meet with industry experts to develop potential partnerships and contribute to the development of tourism in Togo.

FITUR is a global meeting point for tourism professionals and the leading trade fair for inbound and outbound Ibero-American markets. In 2014-confirming the trend towards recovery in the industry- 9,083 exhibiting companies from 165 countries/ regions, 120,231 trade participants and 97,549 people from the general public, met during FITUR to transform leisure into business and business into development. Moreover among the participation figures of note was the presence of 7,368 journalists from 60 countries, a turnout that demonstrates the importance of FITUR on the international circuit of tourism sector events.

Pefaco Hotels, a subsidiary of Grupo Pefaco, was created in 2009 with the aspiration of becoming a key player in the tourism industry in Africa. Pefaco Hotels is currently building the resort Pefaco Hotel Prestige Lomé 5*, consisting of a 198 room hotel and international conference centre on the beach of the Togolese capital. Through this sponsorship, Francis PEREZ, President of Grupo Pefaco, aims to accompany the Togolese institutions in promoting this extraordinary country, where the group is present since 1997 employing close to 500 people.

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Lydia Ludic Ivory Coast provides the orphans of Grand-Bassam with a new kitchen

Lydia Ludic Ivory Coast took part in the social project of reopening the kitchen of the girls orphanage of Grand-Bassam. On the 19th of December, the Leisure & Gaming Company gave a significant donation to equip the orphanages kitchen.

Gregory MEUNIER, General Manager of Lydia Ludic Ivory Coast, handed the donation over to the orphans. The donation was also composed of food products and is part of the social actions Grupo Pefaco’s subsidiaries are undertaking for Christmas. Through their involvement in social projects, the founders of Grupo Pefaco, Francis PEREZ and Olivier CAURO, wish to help the local communities in which they operate grow.

Lydia Ludic is present in Ivory Coast since 2009 through the company Lydia Ludic Côte d’Ivoire SARL and employs more than 600 people in nearly 10 cities.

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